Emmanuel Macron had promised during his interview with Brut on December 4th: On Friday, a platform to condemn discrimination was launched “so that people can denounce in a very simple, unique and national way,” said the president.
The “Antidiscriminations.fr” website will be launched on February 12th with the only number 39 28.
Anyone who sees themselves as a victim of discrimination can therefore use these tools as a first step to check whether it is indeed discrimination. They can then receive legal support or mediation, depending on the case.
Discrimination is seen as unfavorable treatment in a particular situation, at work, when looking for accommodation, etc. They can be confused with offenses such as hate speech, which fall under a different legal framework.
This instrument should soon be accompanied by a citizens’ consultation on discrimination and an index on business diversity.